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Sep 28, 2010 2:30pm PDT
a .resident karzai prepare the mayor of moscow is sacked by the president. coming up later, the israeli navy intercepts and aid ship carrying jewish activists trying to break the blockade of the gaza strip. in brazil, meet the favorite to succeed president lula. hello to you. a little more light was shed today on the world's most isolated regime, but only about as much as is a dictator and paul from military what the rest of the world to see. a meeting has opened the way for the countries ailing leader kim jong-il to hand power to his youngest son. john simpson filed this report from neighboring south korea appeared . >> it's rush hour. hundreds of delegates are heading for the party convention. hundreds of others were bused all along the boulevards. propaganda speaks about a happier tomorrow, which would not be difficult, and of course, about national unity, because that is what all this is about -- trying to stabilize and north korea's unpredictable politics by uniting the military with the communist party under the control of kim jong-il and his own strange clan. state television announce
Sep 21, 2010 2:30pm PDT
to be a present from the kremlin for the mayor of moscow on his 75th birthday. it seems that he has fallen out of favor with president medvedyev. that is why he will not say whom he will support in the 2012 presidential election. there is intriguing talk. >> this is city hall in the center of moscow. this is where the mayor has his office. just down the road, you can just about see at the end, the kremlin where the president is. the two buildings are closed, but the two bosses who work there, the president and the mayor, have become distant after a dramatic and very public falling out. the moscow may not -- mayor is one of russia's most powerful politicians and a senior figure in the party of power, united russia. six weeks, television cameras have been broadcasting a stream of criticism, blaming the mayor for gridlock on the mossdale road, criticizing his handling of crises, and accusing him and his wife of corruption. he dismisses these all as charges of total rubbish. this is all from the kremlin, he says. relations between the mayor and the president have been strained for some time. the p
Sep 21, 2010 5:30pm PDT
to be a presence from the kremlin, as the mayor of moscow celebrates his 67th birthday. he appears to have fallen out of favor with president made it yet. that is because he will not say whom he will support in the 2012 presidential election. -- he appears to the fallen out of favor with president needs a fifth -- dmitry medvedev. >> this is city hall in moscow. just down the road, you can see at the end, the kremlin, where the president is. at the two men are not -- the two buildings are very close, but the bosses that work there have become descent after a dramatic and very public falling out. he has been at the moscow mel for 18 years. he is one of russia's most powerful politicians and a senior in the party of power. for the last two weeks, state- controlled television has been broadcasting a stream of programs come up losing criticism of the mayor, criticizing him for his handling of the summer smog crisis and accusing him and his billionaire wife of corruption. he has dismissed all reports as total rubbish. it is widely believed this attack through the airwaves was ordered by the kremlin. r
Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
of moscow is fired after a power struggle with the russian president. germany unveils day controversial energy strategy for the next four decades. we start out in mexico, where a landslide has buried hundreds of houses and may have killed up to 100 people according to authorities. authorities say the bad weather in the area continues to hamper rescue efforts. the southern states is also struggling with the aftermath of two tropical storms in the past week. thousands of people have been forced from their homes as parts of mexico suffered their worst rainy season on record. local authorities are saying that up to 1000 people have been killed in the mud slide. for more we spoke earlier to our correspondent in mexico city and asked him about what he was hearing from the affected region. >> at this point we have confirmed that in the affected area they have seven-and 400 people missing. it is a very mountainous, rural area. families of 10 to 12 people living in one house. which is why the government says that there could be up to 1000 dead people. at this point is all speculation. >> what mo
Sep 28, 2010 5:30pm PDT
the limelight. and the power. yuri luzhov was moscow mayor for 18 years. a decade ago, he was so influential, and he was even tipped to become president. but today, he is out of a job. he arrived at city hall to discover dmitry medvedev had sacked him. >> i have lost confidence in the mayor of moscow. according to law, must of confidence means dismissal. this is the first time i have removed some one for this reason. >> relations between the president and the mayor have been strained for weeks, after a war of words. the kremlin went on the offensive. state-controlled russian tv channels accused yuri luzhov of mismanaging the summer smog crisis. they blamed him for gridlock on the roads. there were allegations of corruption, too. yesterday, yuri luzhov said he had no plans to step down. today, the kremlin has issued a statement. >> it was such an unusual revolution. in the past, anybody with him the central authorities were displeased, they would automatically resign. and he said he would not leave on his own accord, which was in itself a challenge. >> as moscow mayor, yuri luzhov loved grand
Sep 22, 2010 2:30pm PDT
beneath the polar ice cap release strike a deal in moscow? the sense of crisis pros for the deadly commonwealth games but the bbc for minister tells us that his country will be ready. >> conducted according to international standards. >> deeply divided over afghanistan, the new book that is embarrassing president obama. welcome to bbc world news. coming up later for you, 30 years from the start of the iran of rock war, we look back at the -- iran -- iran and iraq war, we look back at the bloody generation. are the issues that you wear footing you in danger on the open road -- are the issues -- are the shoes that you wear putting you in danger on the open road? negotiators from six countries are arguing with each other at a major conference in moscow. the scramble has come center stage. the arctic holds vast untapped fields of oil and gas, becoming more accessible as global warming melts more and more arctic ice. russia is claiming almost half of a million square miles of extra territory. several others have staked a claim. the moscow conference is intended to build cooperation but
Sep 22, 2010 5:30pm PDT
, answers. >> and now, "bbc world news." >> the battle for the arctic. all of the countries. in moscow, there is concern over the commonwealth games. but they say it will be ready. >> according to international standards, and for those to come to participate in these games, they will feel quite happy about the conditions. >> an administration deeply divided over afghanistan. the new book that is embarrassing president obama. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast on pbs in america and elsewhere around the globe. my name is mike embley. we look back at the bloody battle that left a lost generation. and killer heels. are they putting you in danger on the open road? six countries not arguing with each other at a major conference in moscow. the scramble for natural resources in the far north of this planet has come center stage. the arctic holds vast untapped fields of oil and gas, all becoming more accessible as global warming melts more and more ice. where she is claiming almost one-half of 1 million square miles, -- russia is claiming almost one-half of 1 million square miles, and other
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
resources. politicians are meeting in moscow to discuss this. canada, the united states, russia, and some scandinavian countries are trying to assert their rights. in a moment, we'll hear the view from canada and norway. >> a record-breaking voyage by russian ships this summer through the shrinking size of the arctic sea. shrinking -- ice of the arctic sea. a new, fast route for russian energy exports to asia. we were taken on board the nuclear-powered ice breaker, which led the way just before the final leg of the journey. the russians keen to publicize how quickly they're exploiting the effects of climate change in the arctic. >> at the moment, this and the other ice breakers are needed to score the cargo ships safely through the northeast passage. according to many predictions, within 20 years, there will be no ice here at all. that means this could be an extremely busy shipping lane. >> new shipping lanes are just one part o russia's ambitious plan for the arctic. three years ago, and these submarines made an epic dive down to the seabed to plant the russian flag. at stake in the arct
Sep 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
for that. now, the nearly 18 years that moscow has been run by eury lishkov, he has been sacked for apparently losing the trust of the president. he has been heavily criticized for his handling of a wildfire crisis over the summer and the appalling traffic conditions in the city. steve has the report. >> he loves the limelight and the power. flamboyant, he was the mayor of moscow for 18 years. one decade ago he was so popular he was even picked to become president. today he is out of a job, arriving at city hall this morning to discover that he had been sacked. relations between the mayor and the russian president have been strained for weeks after a war of words that erupted on the airways. this month, state-controlled television has heaped criticism on him, accusing him of mismanaging the summertime crisis, destroying historic buildings, blaming him for the gridlock on the roads. there were also allegations of corruption. the kremlin had gone on the offensive. yesterday the mayor said that he had no plans to step down. today the kremlin lost patience. there has been a mixed re
Sep 5, 2010 10:00am EDT
extraordinary happened which was in june of 2007, 25 officers from the moscow interior ministry raided our office in moscow and another 25 officers raided the office of our law firm in moscow with a very specific target which is they wanted to get hold of the stamps and seals and articles of association of our investment companies that we -- through which we had invested in when we made our investments in russia. and -- >> these were the proofs of ownership of the companies so if they had them in effect they could exercise authority of those companies? >> exactly. in order to transfer ownership to, do almost any important activity of the company, you need to have these special documents. so these guys, the police, the moscow police, take away these documents. and then the next thing we know, we no longer own our companies. the companies have been transferred into the name of a convicted murderer. so and the only way they could have transferred the companies was using the documents that the police had taken. but that was just the beginning of the unbelievable thing that happened. the next t
Sep 22, 2010 6:00pm PDT
to the interest of moscow, and vladimir putin is expected to attend. as climate change increases the melting of the arctic ice, the region is likely to open up for exploration and exploitation of its natural resources. the merger is that the arctic circle can drop as low as minus 50 degrees celsius, but the debate over sovereignty is heating up to russia, norway, denmark, canada, in the u.s. on a territorial claims here. but the boundaries are disputed. that dispute is being felt that the international arctic forum in moscow. the conference program is concerned with climate change, but political and economic interests are foremost. >> today more than ever we need an approach to the geography here that concerns national interests. the objectives of the form is included in its name. the arctic territory of dialogue. >> at stake are vast deposits of natural resources that geologists believe may be located here, possibly as much as one-third of the earth's _ oil and gas reserves. russia has long reserved interest in the polar region. in 2007, russian expedition planted russian flags 4,000 meters
Sep 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
soviet leader. sources in moscow familiar with japan-russian information say there is no information on his plans. the president is currently visiting china. on monday, medvedev and the chinese president issue add joint statement to mark the 65th anniversary of their country's victory over japan. in july, medvedev administration designated september 2nd as the end of world war ii day. it was on that date that japan signed a surrender document in 1945. medvedev's visit will be seen as reinforcing russia's position that the islands became russian territory as a result of world war ii. >>> japanese prime minister, naoto kan is telling his cabinet and ruling party members to drop an additional stimulus package to fight deflation and to insure economic recovery. he made the order on monday, at an executive meeting between the government and the ruling democratic party. kan is calling for a supplementary budget for this current fiscal year. he says measures need to be taken to deal with the severe economic situation, amid the yen's appreciation. the japanese government plans to focus on em
Sep 28, 2010 5:00pm PDT
moscow mayor yuri luzhkov. he ran the capital for 18 years and was the last of the powerful officials. medvedev told reporters during his visit to shanghai tuesday that he lost trust in luzhkov. russia's presidential office said it asked lhkov to voluntarily resign amid recent corruption charges but he refused and opted for dismissal. since taking office medvedev has been replacing provision governors and republic presidents with ethnic minorities in an effort to rejuvenate regional leadership. observers say he appears to be solidifying his political base ahead of the 2012 presidential election. luzhkov is strongly opposed to his dismissal saying it is an attempt to remove him from politics. he indicated he'll continue his political activities. a massive landslide caused by heavy rains in colombia on monday has left at least 20 people missing. the landslide engulfed a mountain road in the northwestern town of giraldo. footage of the disaster shows vehicles swept away by a river of rock and earth and people scrambling to escape. local authorities say a smaller landslide blocked the roa
Sep 23, 2010 5:30pm PDT
area. this goes to the north pole. submarines are diving to the seabed. at this conference in moscow, aid to have brought together officials and experts -- aides have brought together officials and experts to talk about cooperation instead of competition. despite russia's aggressive moves in the arctic, the prime minister reinforces the call for dialogue. >> of course, we are serious where our economic interests to meet. i have no doubt our problems can be resolved in the spirit of partnership and dialogue within the framework of international law. >> delegates also heard appeals for collaboration he recollects the arctic region and other northern parts of russia, the united states, and other countries have become crucial to the future of the world. the development of energy production and transport to the monitoring of climate change will rely on the ice in the ocean for their very survival. >> after all the fine words, russia continues to expand its presence in the arctic. this will tinker helping to open up a new shipping lane to asia. -- this oil tanker helping to open up the new
Sep 25, 2010 12:30pm PDT
compliance, cable upgrades in data, telecommunication. when someone comes from the moscow center two years from now, it will be a new building, something that we can be proud of. our goal is to have this silver certified. when you consider it is retrofitting a 30-year-old building, that is quite a an accomplishment. we will also be using recycled material. currently, if you are walking around mosconi, you do not know what city you are in, but by the time this is done, you will know. here is a diagram of mosconi north and south. the blue area will be the more high tech, the part that focuses more on the south part of the peninsula, silicon valley. mosconi north faces north, napa, marin, sonoma, and that will be a more natural color. and the famous conductor, the golden gate, will connect the two buildings. here is the mosconi south conference call one month ago. 30 years old. had not been painted, had not been renovated in 30 years. here it is two weeks ago when we transformed the ceiling. new lighting throughout the building. new finishing on the floors. in a couple of weeks, the south hal
Sep 24, 2010 9:00pm PDT
relations with moscow? >> russia will not be a success if it deludes itself into thinking that it can reconstruct its former empire. >> as former soviet satellite countries move closer to the west, is russia aiming to start a new chapter in what was once called, "the great game"? next, on great decisions. >> in a democracy agreement is not essential, but participation is. join us as we discuss today's most critical global issues. join us for great decisions. >> great decisions is produced by the foreign policy association- inspiring americans to learn more about the world. funding for great decisions is provided by the carnegie corporation of new york, the starr foundation, shell international, and the european commission. great decisions is produced in association with the university of delaware. >> and now from our studios, here is ralph begleiter. >> welcome to great decisions. i'm ralph begleiter. joining us to discuss russia and its neighbors are nina kruscheva, professor of international affairs at the new school university. and william sweet, a journalist at the ieee spectrum a
Sep 10, 2010 2:05am PDT
's handsome new love. now, did i hear you're married? and inside naomi's life in moscow. >> monday. the season premiere of "oprah." oprah: the first guest of our ♪ farewell season ♪ >> oprah's very first audience. oprah 25 years later, we tracked them down. >> who's waitage? even oprah has no idea. oprah: this is making me nervous. >> and >> and it can happen anywhere to anybody. then one of the biggest surprises in "oprah show" history. oprah: it's just the ultimate. >> the farewell season of "oprah," monday. ♪ [ female announcer ] hurry in and load up on food and great savings during the petsmart treat your pet sale. right now, you'll find hundreds of ways to treat your pet for under $10, from toys, to treats and more. at petsmart. we love to see healthy, happy pets! ra for constipation relief... nothing works better than miralax. it's the one. the one recommended by more doctors. only miralax is clinically proven to relieve constipation with no harsh side effects. miralax is the only one. restore your body's natural rhythm with miralax. oprah: naomi now calls moscow, russia, home. it
Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm PDT
or former soviet leader. sources in moscow familiar with japan/russia relations say there is no information to medvedev's plan. the president is currently visiting china of on monday, medvedev and president hu jintao issued a statement over their country's victory over japan. in july, they designated september 2nd as the end of world war ii. it was on that date japan signed a surround document in 1945. medvedev's visit will be seen as reinforcing russia's position that the islands became russian territory as a result of world war ii. >>> a senior u.s. diplomat has praised japan's prime minister, naoto kan, over a handling over the recent chinese dispute over the senkako islands. >> mr. kan has dealt with this issue in a very statesman-like fashion. >> u.s. assistant secretary of state campbell made the statement in new york on monday. he said it shows the system of following a diplomatic response. tensions remained high even after japan released the captain of a chinese fishing boat. china disputes japan's sovereignty over the islands and demanded that japan apologize and compensate for the
Sep 17, 2010 2:30pm PDT
the funeral of the late president. they may find there is not enough evidence to send him in moscow's direction. he may be a free man once again. that is for the courts to decide. >> a businessman who is the imam of a large mosque has come up with a new idea to help muslims too busy to pray. he thinks he has hit on a winner. >> is the ultimate gadget for the bitter -- busied modern lifestyle. it is the mosque in a box. it folds out to recreate the perfect environment for prayer. >> prayer is norris meant for the soul. you have to be in the right -- nourishment for the soul. we cannot always drop things in an instant to go pray. >> the three panels decorated with the arabic script [unintelligible] is positioned in the direction of mecca and particularly good for women who are faced with a new law that will soon bandy -- soon ban the burqa. up to 600 models for the super deluxe version. with the country of a growing population of muslims, you might be praying for a tidy profit. >> this next story is one that we could not make up. a parrot has been detained after a drug gang used the b
Sep 14, 2010 6:30pm PDT
you know that we have a mosque, our moscow -- our mosque has been taken away from us. this has been called a landmark. you take it from us. our former supervisor has worked with me about that building. i'm going to open that issue again. we are muslim, we have respect for you. we expect you to give us respect and return this to me. i know that politicians, this is the time to show me that you love each one of us. thank you. >> thank-you, supervisors. public comment should be a full agenda item, don't except the corporate life. there is increased awareness that public money needs to be used for the public benefit and all public resources belong to the public as a whole. it was a supreme court justices said "sunlight is the best disinfectant." the problem as true today as it was then, how is it possible to predict democracy when money can buy influence and freedom from accountability. the private part of the public- private partnership that has made so many disastrous decisions has no agreement with the city, has been exposed to scrutiny by the board of supervisors. there were allowed
Sep 11, 2010 12:12pm EDT
journalists. they are all over the place. we spent the evening at the u.s. embassy in moscow watching television. the next morning, we have a military plane organized to take us back. civilian air traffic had been shot down over the united states. >> let me ask you as the official from the pentagon, when there is a crisis like this, the military as a doomsday scenario already out there. when the first airplane dropped off the transponder, the faa contacted norad. 16's scrambledxteen immediately. the joint military command notified the fbi at 8:55. the airplanes in the air were in newe to stocp anything york. the ones that went up in washington after the pentagon was hit, would they have had the authority automatically to stop the airplanes? does the pentagon react in a moment like this with all the authority it already has? would it have stopped that jetliner from hitting another building in washington? >> you are talking about whether people moving in the frantic turmoil of the crisis like this would not interpret their rules of. 0 engagements00 selling them. .. . it shoots down an a
Sep 11, 2010 10:00am EDT
at the operations center. >> turning to the pentagon. douglas feith, where were you that morning? >> i was in moscow. we were working on what we thought was going to be one of the most important projects for national security policy, creating a brand new relationship with russia. i was in moscow. i had just completed a whole day's negotiation with the general and the russian defense ministry about offensive nuclear weapons reductions and missile defense. we had a joint press appearance when we came out of negotiations. when that was finished, someone from the u.s. in deceit in moscow said to me that the first airplane had hit. we went to another press conference with the foreign press. when we arrived, we were told the second airplane had hit. i have been told when i came into my job toem
Sep 26, 2010 6:00pm EDT
with missile defense. st.ent to russia, moscow, pete petersburg earlier this year. there are parts of the treaty that says we would not be able to continue to defend ourself as a nation. to me, the start treaty is about how many nuclear weapons we have and how many the russians have. it is not about how we can defend ourselves. we need to defend ourselves against everybody, not just focus on the russians. i do not think we should limit our defense. that is my concern. that is why i voted against it. that is why i voted against it. >> i heard a lot of questions about the senate dynamic. given the scope of the problems that this country has run out, is it better tactically for them to get closer, but not take the majority in 2012 than it would be to take out the senate out right right now? >> i would say probably yes in that, in the senate, as the senator said, it is much easier to play defense. the power to say no is the real value of the vote in the senate. to the extent that you make plans and devise strategy and you quit your caucus and you present proposals and then the other si
Sep 8, 2010 7:00pm PDT
in paris. then looking at sunshine in stockholm. 16 degrees. and 16 in moscow as well with plenty of sunshine. that's what's going on just now. here is your extended forecast. >>> japanese researchers say permafrost around mt. fuji is shrinking rapidly, possibly due to global warming. a professor and his colleagues at the national institute of polar research recently released the results of their year-round survey of the iconic mountain. the group found that a 300-meter strip of permafrost has been lost over the past ten years. the report says in 1998, frozen earth on the mountain's south slope extended down from the summit at 3,776 meters above sea level to an elevation of 3,300 meters. but this area is shrinking. >>> that wraps up this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. my colleague shery ahn will be with you next at the top of the next hour. hope you join us again then. j
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. now moscow is considering stopping exports of other crops. sunflower seeds and oil are at the top of the list. this year, sunflowerseed harvest have come in the 1 million tons less than last year, a shock for the country's farmers who had expected a bumper crops in 2010. the ban on wheat exports is expected to send food prices higher around the world. >>> we turn our attention now to the u.s., where u.s. secretary general -- u.n. secretary- general moon has condemned the plans by a u.s. pastor to burn the koran. carey johnson who leads a protestant church with about 30 members says he will press ahead despite international condemnation and an appeal from the white house. >> so far, reverend terry jones is insisting the koran burning will go ahead. barack obama wants him to rethink. he said it would be a recruitment bonanza for al qaeda. >> i just hope he understands what he is proposing to do is completely contrary to our values as americans, that this country has been built on the notions of religious freedom and religious tolerance. >> there have been a protest against the plans
Sep 27, 2010 6:00pm PDT
has been mayor of moscow since 1992. in brazil, the presidential candidates have held a sharp debate ahead of sunday's election trading barbs over corruption and mismanagement. in this televised debate, the head of the governing party attacked his rival in the social democrats. he was the energy -- she was the energy minister under de sliva and remains -- under de silva and remains the favorite. louis van gaal will stay with the club for another season. he guided them to the champion league finals this year. the dutch coach signed for one extra year. he said his ambition is to train a national team in the future. we will be going back to brazil for our in-depth report, so stay with us for that. >> welcome back. brazilians go to the polls in less than a week to direct a successor to lula, the charismatic president whose social welfare program has made him immensely popular among the poor. his former energy minister and chief of staff is front runner in the polls. that lead has been shrinking in the face of corruption allegations and opposition criticism of the government's pro-irani
Sep 28, 2010 7:00pm PDT
change. medvedev has sacked veteran moscow mayor yuri luzhkov. the 74-year-old mayor ran the capital for 18 years and was the last of the powerful officials. medvedev told reporters during his visit to shanghai on tuesday that he lost trust in luzhkov. russia's presidential office said it asked luzhkov to voluntarily resign amid recent corruption charges, but it says he refused and opted for a dismissal. since taking office medvedev has been placing or replacing provincial governors and presidents would ethnic minorities in an effort to rejuvenate regional leadership. observers say he appears to be solidifying his political base ahead 206912 presidential election. luzhkov is strongly opposed to his dismissal saying it is an attempt to remove him from politics. he indicated he will continue his political activities. >>> a massive landslide in southwestern mexico has killed at least seven people. it engulfed over 100 homes, and more than 100 residents are missing. local media say the 4 avm landslide occurred before dawn on tuesday in a mountainous area about 70 kilometers east of the p
Sep 24, 2010 4:00am PDT
. >>> karaoke lovers came as far away as nigeria and the karaoke events are under way in moscow. the champ of the three-day event won't earn the kind of dough you're thinking of. the winner takes home 1 million russian dumplings. i didn't expect that. i do have to make an announcement, bill. due to work, i could not compete in the world championships for karaoke. >> i bet you you're all right. you're a lot better than me. >> oh, well, thank you for that. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc -- following speeches by president obama, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad and other heads at the united nations, more world leaders take to the podium on day two of the u.n. general debate. >>> washington state a court ruling expected in a closely watched case involving don't ask, don't tell, the military's ban on gays serving openly in the armed forces. the case at hand involves a decision on whether a flight nurse discharged for being a lesbian should be reinstated. >>> and today is the day to make use of those exclamation points, comm
Sep 4, 2010 11:00pm PDT
with no fault for tomorrow and a high of 83 in san jose and moscow as 86. here's the kron4 news 6 day around the base of the best weather that we save for the holiday weekend and that it starts to get cooler into next week. starting at its point to the sea breeze the rams at the fog return in this temperatures will start to plummet. it is low to mid 80s inland with upper 60s and low 70's by the day. on wednesday it is card to be on the cold some mild side for the coming week. seven days and in lanced upper 60s by the bay. catherine? why >> the giants have won again thanks to the bay we get. he had up to run homer and the wind was a 5-0. the giants just won two games down in the division. thousands of pounds of meat sold in wal-mart stores nationwide have been recalled. this decision affects 380,000 lbs. of lunch meat. the recall comes after testing found that they might be contaminated with dangerous bacteria that can cause serious health problems. it is the market side grab and go sandwiches including black forest ham, slamming and in this from both ridings. well getting things like staples
Sep 6, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. these rain showers will be weakening but will stay put through your tuesday. 13 degrees in moscow, 16 in stockholm and 23 in pair es. here's the extended forecast. >>> major japanese trust bank mitsubis ufj trust and banking corporation plans to invest in a chinese company to launch a full scale asset management business in china. sources say mitsubishi ufj trust and the shanghai-based sywgb asset management company agreed that the japanese bank will purchase 33% of the chinese company's shares for about $100 million. mitsubishi is negotiating details with the chinese financial authorities. the chinese company is managing personal assets of $1.5 billion. mitsubishi ufj trust says individual investment will increase as china's economy grows sharply.y. the bank is also predicting strong interest from institutional investors in areas such as pension investments. restrictions on foreign investment in the asset management business are easing in china. mitsubishi ufj trust is the first japanese bank to invest in an asset management company in the country. that wraps up this edition of "news
Sep 7, 2010 2:30pm PDT
, moscow. >> question for you. what does freddie mercury, and conductors have in common? from other descended zoroastrian my gratitude fled thousands of years ago. life in a relatively close community has its drawbacks. >> of fading of faith. at the teachings of the prophet zoroaster. passed down through the ages through word of mouth. now they fight to keep the tradition alive for the next generation of india. young priests have taught special rituals to be performed inside traditional groups. the ceremony is closed. the community is fast shrinking. >> the population has a diminishing trend. [unintelligible] in case of the this erastianism -- there are 10,000. it is a big number. >> mumbai. india's thriving financial capital. it shows at the majestic area. and here, the founder of india's best known -- despite their tiny numbers, they are instrumental in india's global presence. it is a legacy that is cherished by men like this, who has found andia's contemporary art -- founded india's contemporary art movement in the 1990's. >> this country would not be around. india. so india was
Sep 8, 2010 2:30pm PDT
carrying 81 has crash landed, but all on board are uninjured. the jet was on its way to moscow when the power supply, fuel pump, and radio and navigation all failed. the jet came to rest safely in a nearby forest. hundreds of prisoners have escaped from a local jail in central nigeria as a gang of armed men attacked it. authorities are blaming a radical islamist sect. we have this report. >> police are hunting between 700 men and 800 men on the run. the gunmen who attacked the jail went from cell to cell, using bolt cutters, then setting fire to the building. intelligence indicates is the work of a radical islamists sacked, violently opposed to western education and science. around 100 other members were being held inside the jail awaiting trial for their part in last year's violent uprising against nigeria's police and government. back then, more than 800 were killed, and the leader was shot dead. the sec has been active, and they have headquarters in the capital. there has been unrest in other states, kabul, and other cities. they are for the implementation of strict islamist law.
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